Top 12 Superfoods For People Over 50

By Manjiri Kochrekar | DIY Health Remedy

As we age, a lot of changes occur in our body reducing our capabilities, immunity, and affecting our overall health. So it becomes necessary to take the appropriate care of our health and well being to have a healthy body and mind. People over 50 need to have a nutritious diet to maintain ailment-free and good health despite the age. An anti-oxidant-rich diet helps enhance the immunity and offers numerous health benefits. You need to ensure that all essential vitamins, proteins, and other nutrients are present in your regular diet to maintain good health.

Here Are Some Prominent Superfoods That People Over 50 Should Incorporate In Their Diet:

Blueberries

Blueberries are high in soluble fiber. Including them in your diet helps reduce cholesterol levels and reduce the uptake of sugar. Thus it helps you maintain healthy blood glucose levels even after 50. Blueberries are also rich in mineral manganese, vitamin K, and vitamin C which offer your body vital antioxidant, helping you stay fit and healthy.


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Asparagus

Asparagus contains high amount of lycopene, which helps protect prostate and minimizes the risk of prostate cancer as you age. Besides it also offers vitamin A, which is essential for eye health and immune system. Including asparagus in your diet helps you have lots of fibers which in turn reduce cholesterol levels and boost heart health. It also provides your body with iron and proteins that your body needs as you age.
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Apples

Apples possess soluble fiber that helps lower cholesterol levels substantially. Eating apples keeps your blood sugar levels in control. In addition to this, apples are a rich source of potassium, vitamin C, and essential antioxidants which are essential for People over 50.

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Butternut Squash

Including butternut squash in the diet helps you have beta-carotene, which is highly beneficial for eye health in individuals over 50. It also promotes your heart health since it contains high amounts of fiber that aids lower cholesterol levels and regular blood sugar levels. It also provides your body vitamin C to help you have good health.

Related Article: 9 Nutritional Benefits of Zucchini: Better Digestion, Thyroid, Eye Health & More


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Pears

This fruit contains lots of soluble fibers that aid in maintaining good blood sugar levels and minimizing diabetes risks in elderly people. It helps you fill fuller even if you eat less considering your age. It enriches your body with vitamin C, crucial antioxidants, potassium, and folic acid. Also, eating pears minimizes the risk of colon cancer.

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Broccoli

Incorporating fiber-rich broccoli in your diet provides your body with antioxidants and essential vitamins, such as vitamin C, vitamin B9, vitamin A, and vitamin K. This helps aged individuals have good eye health, red blood cell count, immunity, strong bones, and healthy tissues.

Related Article: Enzyme In Broccoli Appears to Slow Aging (& Benefits You in Other Powerful Ways)

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